A quilt made up of encourage messages to people who use drugs


For general media access, information or interviews with leaders on specific drug policy or harm reduction issues please contact Peter Kim (Strategic Communications Manager, Canadian Drug Policy Coalition) at peter_k@sfu.ca

Videographers from the Canadian Drug Policy Coalition, media, and other participants will be taking video, audio, and photographs at Stimulus 2020. If you are uncomfortable with this, please make yourself known to the photographer and videographers.

On Social Media we are using #stimulus2020 on Facebook and Twitter.

Stimulus 2020 has gathered experts in the following areas:

  • Canadian Association of People Who Use Drugs (CAPUD)
  • Canadian Drug Policy Coalition (CDPC)
  • Cannabis
  • Community activism
  • Decriminalization
  • Drug checking
  • Drug policy (provincial, national and international)
  • Drug supply
  • Drug user organizing
  • Family lived experience, loss and advocacy
  • Harm Reduction
  • Harm Reduction Nursing
  • Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT)
  • History of Canadian drug prohibition and harms of criminal justice approach
  • Homelessness and housing
  • Human rights
  • Injectable Opioid Agonist Treatment (iOAT)
  • Mobile Supervised Consumption Services (SCS)
  • National issues and politics
  • Opioid addiction treatment (OAT)
  • Overdose prevention services (OPS)
  • Overdose crisis and overdose response
  • People who use drugs
  • Public health
  • Research
  • Safer inhalation services (first in North America)
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Stigma and barriers to social and healthcare services
  • Supervised Consumption Services (SCS)
  • Syringe distribution in prisons
  • Youth
  • Vending machines
  • Women, mothering and pregnancy